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Canada issues new sanctions against 74 people and businesses in Russia, Belarus

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new sanctions against 74 people and businesses in Russia and Belarus as G7 leaders discussed the threat to global stability posed by the invasion of Ukraine. The sanctions include 46 entities linked to the Russian defence sector, and 15 Ukrainians who support the Russian occupation of the country.

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hangs his coat on the back of his chair as he waits for the start of a lunch with the Group of Seven leaders at the Schloss Elmau hotel in Elmau, Germany, Monday, June 27, 2022, during the annual G7 summit. Joining the Group of Seven are guest country leaders and heads of international organizations. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

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OPINION | How much money do you need to live as a digital nomad?

With the world opening up, there’s been a renewed interest in travelling and working in different countries as a digital nomad. So how much money do you need to make it work abroad? Contributor Christopher Liew breaks it down in an exclusive column for CTVNews.ca.

Can you work from anywhere? You need to budget for it. In this undated file photo, a woman is seen working on her laptop. (Pexels/DoDo PHANTHAMALY) DoDo PHANTHAMALY

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OPINION | Don Martin: The fall of Justin Trudeau has begun

'After a weeks-long survey of just about everyone I've met ... the overall judgment on Justin Trudeau is one of being a political write-off,' writes Don Martin in an opinion column for CTVNews.ca. 'He’s too woke, too precious, preachy in tone, exceedingly smug, lacking in leadership, fading in celebrity, slow to act, short-sighted in vision and generally getting more irritating with every breathlessly whispered public pronouncement,' Martin writes.

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Trudeau is sleepwalking us all towards making Quebec a de facto separate state

With inflation at record levels, potholes in every road, a health system cracking at the seams, public school buildings that are mildew laboratoires and repeat ministerial offences under the Ethics Act, Francois Legault has decided that his safest campaign theme for the fall was an old classic: Quebec Pride, writes former NDP leader Tom Mulcair in his latest column for CTVNews.ca.

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What's the impact of a Russian debt default?

Russia is poised to default on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik Revolution more than a century ago, further alienating the country from the global financial system following sanctions imposed over its war in Ukraine.